commann

Cite this: eDIL s.v. commann or dil.ie/11506
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n o, n. (Lat. commentum) cumann comann m., IGT Decl. § 11 (54.15) . Somet. -n (cf. comman). roboi commant n-etarru du denam uilc frimmaccu Israhel gl. ex professo, Ml. 78b11 . huan chommund .i. ho chomlugu gl. coniuratione, 44d30 . in n-a ngrinnib ┐ inn-a comnib (coimnib, v.l.) . . . cenglaither cech comond gl. ligantur fascibus, Lib. Hymn. i 72 gl. 43 . Usu. alliance, pact, union, friendship (in some exx. pejoratively); company, band; later love, affection: tethsat commond `shall violate friendship', AFM ii 786.14 . olcc ar comand, Anecd. iii 8.17 . mallach[t] a chommaind . . . ┐ a chardessa fair, TBC-LL² 1875 . 'na commond commeít chethruir `a fellowship of equal size', Metr. Dinds. iii 80.42 . eochair cumainn cuidbde, ZCP vi 270 § 9 . comann fri rig Daire, MR 40.18 . tair ale co n[d]ernom comann `be friends', BS 100.14 . eagal mo char as a chumann `society', Studies 1919, 75 § 22 . ó da ṡín cúpla ar [c]comuind `since he strained the couplings of our union', Ériu iv 220.20 . Íobhal . . . / i gcumann is críosduidhe were friends, Aithd. D. 94.2 ní fhuil cuid ina cumann agud annsa minisdrálachd, Acts viii 21 . comund na cruinne / gidh blaith a thorudh, IGT Metr. Faults§ 63 . ar tí cumainn chairte chartered pact, Dán Dé xxi 24 . cumann cúan `keeping company with wolves', BS 120.23 . cumann an tsionnaigh (prov.), DDána 4.6 , see Dánta Gr. 81 . ré cumann na naomh communion of saints, Aisl. Tond. 115 § 4 . trefocal . . . cen chombach (common, comman nó [comm]ach, v.ll.), ACL iii 293.3 = cen comman `plagiarism', Auraic. 1929 . in cumann daith `the active . . . band', Metr. Dinds. iv 190.6 . nī thargat do thrut frim choimniu (:coimdiu) `against my communities', Ériu vi 122 § 8 . in comunn féta firmaith (of the 12 apostles of Ireland), BNnÉ 96.22 . óglach ar chomund as lovable as a youth, Acall. 2569 . a fhir an chomainn bhréige, Measgra D. 24.2 . cumann cleithe `furtive love', Ériu i 20.74 . cumann mímhéine eatorra an illicit connexion (Derbforgaill and Diarmait MacM.), Keat. iii 4977 . Attrib. g s.: ag marbadh na nGall cumainn `the Vikings their allies', Ériu xvii 24 § 33 . fer cumaind `companion', IGT Decl. 1386 . mo cheile comain-si, ZCP vi 273.z . bean chumainn = compañera, Desid. 1200 . re laoidh chumainn a love-song, Keat. ii 2561 . soraidh dár mnaoi chumainne lady-love, Dánta Gr. 81.14 . As quasi-vn.: ┐ tú oc oentugud ┐ ic comand fria Críst 'since you are united with, and keep company with Christ', Stair Nic. 102.19 .

In tribal name: Laeches, Commaind, Failgi . . ., Ériu vi 121 § 5 (see Hog. Onom.). Of magic : doniad in cerd comaind, Laws v 108.29 Comm. , O'Dav. § 456 . no gniad druidechta ┐ certa commain, LU 9007 .